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BMW has announced a new hybrid V8 powertrain that they claim will produce 750 hp and peak torque of 737 lb-ft. It will be put in their first standalone vehicle since the M1.
The only problem is it's a SUV...The Concept XM is expected to go into production at the end of 2022.
If you're concerned about the GT-R possibly becoming a hybrid, these kinds of performance numbers might help ease things for you.
The BMW Concept XM – power and luxury beyond all conventions.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ. – November 29, 2021 Today at Art Basel’s 2021 Miami Beach show, BMW M GmbH is presenting a radical new vehicle concept on the global stage for the first time. The BMW Concept XM looks ahead to the most powerful BMW M car ever to go into series production, which is set to...
The newly developed M Hybrid drive system in the BMW Concept XM brings together a V8 engine and a high-performance electric motor to develop a maximum output of 740 hp and peak torque of 738 lb-ft. The first electrified vehicle from BMW M GmbH in the high-performance segment is emphatically pointing the way forward for the future of the brand.